NAOSH North American Occupation Safety and Health Week
Results: 2128 Record(s) Found.
08/16/2017 1:00 PM

NIOSH Report Highlights Second Decade of the National Occupational Research Agenda

NIOSH has released National Occupational Research Agenda: Second Decade in Review | 2006-2016, a new publication that highlights ten years of OSH research and accesses its impact. At the end of each decade of National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA), NIOSH reviews NORA’s contributions toward improving OSH and transferring the new knowledge into practice.


GA Update: E-Recordkeeping Launches, NIOSH Weaves PtD Into LEED Certification, the House Stands For the CSB

E-Recordkeeping Launches, NIOSH Weaves PtD Into LEED Certification, the House Stands For the CSB

08/11/2017 1:00 PM

Struck-by Hazards Are a Leading Cause of Fatal, Nonfatal Construction Injuries, CPWR Says

Struck-by hazards were a leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries in construction from 2011 to 2015, says a new quarterly data report from The Center for Construction Research and Training. During this time period, 804 construction workers died from struck-by injuries, which is more than any other major industry, the report says.


House Appropriations Committee Passes FY18 Labor-HHS bill

The House Appropriations Committee voted to approve the FY 2018 appropriations package that includes funding for OSHA, MSHA and NIOSH. The bill now awaits passage by the House and consideration in the Senate before the new fiscal year starts on October 1, 2017. While funding cuts were not as draconian as feared, the House plan recommends the following reductions.

08/08/2017 3:18 PM

OSHA Launches E-Recordkeeping Data Submission Platform

On Aug. 1, 2017, OSHA went live with the data submission platform that certain employers will need to use when submitting their injury and illness (I/I) data to the agency by the revised Dec. 1, 2017, deadline. The requirements arise under OSHA’s electronic recordkeeping rule, which was promulgated in May 2016.

08/04/2017 3:32 PM

OSHA Creates HAZWOPER Webpage

OSHA created a new webpage intended to provide information for workers and employers subject to HAZWOPER regulations for construction and general industry.

08/03/2017 1:47 PM

MSHA Initiative Focuses on Less-Experienced Miners

MSHA data show that less-experienced miners, both at a mine and at a specific occupation, suffer injuries at a higher rate than more experienced miners. To address this trend, the agency launched a training assistance Initiative to focus resources on the greatest fatality and injury risks.

08/02/2017 1:00 PM

Learn More About the Prevention Through Design Pilot Credit for Green Buildings

NIOSH’s Office of Construction Safety and Health collaborated with the U.S. Green Building Council to develop a Prevention through Design (PTD) Pilot Credit. The intent of the credit is to support high-performance cost-effective employee safety and health outcomes across the building life-cycle through early attention to safety and health hazards. The groups have posted a new webinar that explains key elements and requirements of the credit.

08/01/2017 6:30 PM

CSHS study supports standardization of sustainability reporting to improve workplace safety

The Center for Safety and Health Sustainability issued a report on its second analysis of how recognized “sustainable” companies report occupational injuries, illnesses and fatalities. It's a step forward in showing how global initiatives that index corporate sustainability can include companies’ commitment to safe and healthy workers.

07/26/2017 2:17 PM

NIOSH & Workforce Tulsa Promoting Young & Temp Worker Safety

NIOSH and Workforce Tulsa are collaborating to develop and pilot test a new training program, "Developing Work Safety Skills," to promote workplace safety and health practices among young adults seeking career services and temporary employment opportunities.

Results: 2128 Record(s) Found.


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